Every Monday and Thursday

Weekly Coffee Mornings

All members are welcome to join us at Brambles restaurant in our Quadrant Department stores in Chelmsford every Monday or Braintree every Thursday, for a mix of quizzes, guest speakers, fun and friendship. All in attendance will receive a heavily discounted drink of their choice.

Speaker List updated 17 Jan 2023


Chelmsford Quadrant
220 Moulsham Street

Braintree Quadrant
George Yard Shopping Centre


10am for a 10.30am start. Lasts up to 1 hour.

February 24, 2023

Tree Planting

Tree Planting

A unique tree planting initiative in commemoration of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Booking is essential as spaces are extremely limited: Email: Tel: 0800 254 0404

Details of the event:

  • Friday 24th February 2023 – moved from Fri 16th Dec 2022 due to adverse weather conditions
  • Meet at 9.45am in the car park near to the Castle Play area (Hylands Park). We will then have a short walk to the tree planting area.
  • Parking permits will be provided
  • Session should end at 1pm.
  • Toilets, hot drinks and biscuits all provided.
  • Wear warm clothes and stout footwear (or wellies).
  • All equipment will be provided.

FOR SAT NAV: Writtle, Chelmsford CM2 8FS

Further information and a video can be viewed here:

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Hylands Park - Castle Park Play Area


9:45 am - 1:00 pm

February 28, 2023

Fairtrade Wine Tasting

Fairtrade Wine Tasting

Join us to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight at our wine-tasting event with special guest, Neil Bull, Owner and Chief Tutor of the Essex Wine.

Date: Tuesday 28th February 2023

Time: 6pm – 8.30pm

Location: Brambles Restaurant Quadrant Chelmsford – Entrance via the riverside doors. Doors open at 5.45pm.

Neil Bull, Owner and Chief Tutor of the Essex Wine School will be guiding you through a selection of our Fairtrade Wines.

“Neil became interested in wine whilst working in the city and started studying with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). He successfully completed the Level 2 and Level 3 exams many years ago. He left the City in 2010 and went back to the WSET and completed the Level 4 diploma. Food and wine are Neil’s twin passions and he loves nothing more than sharing his obsession with others.”

You’ll also get to taste a selection of Fairtrade Chocolates and learn about the impact of Climate Change on Fairtrade producers globally.

Members £5/Non Members £7

Buy your ticket at the Chelmsford Quadrant Customer Services Desk or click here.

Members – please contact us for a promo code if buying online to ensure you save the £2

Tickets are available from 1st February 2023

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220 Moulsham Street


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm